Radiation Oncology

Daniel E. Hyer, PhD


Proton Therapy Technical Director
Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

Contact Information

Office: 01615 Pomerantz Family Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242

Email: daniel-hyer@uiowa.edu


BS, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
MS, Medical Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
PhD, Medical Physics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Residency, Medical Physics, University of Iowa

Licensure and Certifications

Radiation Therapy Physicist Iowa Department of Public Health
Therapeutic Medical Physics American Board of Radiology

Selected Publications

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Hoerner M, Stepusin E, Hyer D, Hintenlang D.  Characterizing energy dependence and count rate performance of a dual scintillator fiber-optic detector for computed tomography.  Medical Physics.  2015. 42(3):1268-1279.

Hyer D, Hill P, Wang D, Smith B, Flynn R.  A dynamic collimation system for penumbra reduction in spot-scanning proton therapy: Proof of concept.  Medical Physics.  2014. 41(9).

Hyer D, Hill P, Wang D, Smith B, Flynn R.  Effects of spot size and spot spacing on lateral penumbra reduction when using a dynamic collimation system for spot scanning proton therapy.  Physics in Medicine and Biology.  2014. 59(22).

Wang D, Dirksen B, Hyer D, Buatti J, Sheybani A, Dinges E, Felderman N, TenNapel M, Bayouth J, Flynn R.  Impact of spot size on plan quality of spot scanning proton radiosurgery for peripheral brain lesions.  Medical Physics.  2014. 41(12).

Sheybani A, Ahmed R, TenNapel M, Pennington E, Hyer D, Anderson K, Menezes A, Hitchon P, Buatti J.  Preliminary experience in treating skull base chordomas with high-dose hyperfractionated stereotactic photon radiation therapy.  Journal of Radiation Oncology.  2014. 3(1):57-64.

Sheybani A, TenNapel M, Lack W, Clerkin P, Hyer D, Sun W, Jacobson G.  Risk of radiation-induced malignancy with heterotopic ossification prophylaxis: A case-control analysis.  International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics.  2014. 89(3):584-589.

Hyer D, Mart C, Nixon E.  Design and implementation of a modular radiation isocenter phantom.  Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  2012. 13(6):72-81.

Hyer D, Sheybani A, Jacobson G, Kim Y.  The dosimetric impact of heterogeneity corrections in high dose rate 192Ir brachytherapy for cervical cancer: investigation of both conventional Point-A and volume-optimized plans.  Brachytherapy.  2012. 11(6):515-520.

Hyer D, Serago C, Kim S, Li J, Hintenlang D.  An organ and effective dose study of XVI and OBI cone-beam CT systems.  Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  2010. 11(2):181-197.

Hyer D, Hintenlang D.  Estimation of organ doses from kilovoltage cone-beam CT imaging used during radiotherapy patient position verification.  Medical Physics.  2010. 37(9):4620-4626.

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